Anti-Poverty Week 2013

12 Aug 2013 9:00 AMJohn-Paul Langbroek
Anti-Poverty Week 2013

This year, Anti-Poverty Week begins on Sunday 13 October and finishes on Saturday 19 October. It coincides every year with the UN International Anti-Poverty Day on 17 October.

The week is a time for community leaders to join with organisations and people all over Australia in focusing attention on reducing poverty and hardship.

The main aims of Anti-Poverty Week in Australia are to;

  • Strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship; and
  • Encourage research, discussion and action to address these problems, including action by individuals, communities, organisations and governments

Anti-Poverty week was established in Australia in 2002 as an expansion of the UN’s annual International Anti-Poverty Day. Every action is valuable, whether it’s about preventing people from experiencing poverty, helping people to escape it or reducing its impact, or simply raising awareness.

Further information is available on the website www.antipovertyweek.org.au

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